Where Happiness Truly Lies

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My thighs touchMy belly is softAnd my triceps sag And ya know what? I couldn’t be more proud and at peace in my own skin. This past year, I finally made a life outside of counting macros and training in the gym. Not that these things are bad, but too much of it, for the wrong reasons, leads to a …

Get Over Yourself (with love)

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If there is ONE thing you read today, I hope it’s this… Get over yourself No really, I mean this in the most loving way! Look, people are going to point fingers and talk about you. Just like a pigeon is going to shit, people are going to talk. People will see what you’re doing and it’s going to make …

Are Probiotics Actually Necessary? Read This

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Ever wonder if taking a probiotic was worth all the hype? You’re not alone! The topic of probiotics actually goes way beyond digestive issues alone. Your body is complex and interconnected, and the GI system sits at the CORE of it all It’s connected to & influences everything from immunity, metabolic function, cardiovascular, skin, & urogenital health So, while improvements …

What Happens Upstream Affects What Happens Downstream

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What happens UPSTREAM affects what happens DOWNSTREAM. In terms of functional nutrition, we are always asking the question ‘WHY, HOW, and WHAT’. Why do you have these symptoms? How did these symptoms evolve? What path did you take in order to experience these symptoms? The answer to these questions involves looking upstream from the downstream symptom. For example, if you’re …

Why Snacking Could be Ruining your Gut Health

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If you are struggling with gut related issues such as acne, anxiety, mood swings, autoimmunity, brain fog, food intolerances, hormonal issues, bloating, gas, etc – listen up. Addressing gut health typically isn’t something we think about when we have symptoms like acne or anxiety, but they are directly related. One specific area I want to teach about today is how …

How Toxins Keep You from Losing Fat

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Did you know that toxins wrap themselves in fats for storage in our body? We actually accumulate extra fat to buffer & protect us from the damaging effects of toxins. When the liver is over-burdened by the toxins coming in through the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the chemicals we absorb through our …

Ditch the ‘macro-friendly’ Thinking

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Earlier this week I saw a fitness influencer post a tutorial on how to ‘MACRO-HAUL’ your fridge and pantry. What I saw was horrifying… Refrigerator full of sugar-free, fat-free, dairy and gluten filled processed crap. Pantry full of processed, sugar-free, fat-free snacks and nutrient-devoid packaged meals. As someone who has experienced the power of food as medicine, it’s hard to …